Feeding the People

The Politics of the Potato

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Potatoes are the world's fourth most important food crop, yet they were unknown to most of humanity before 1500.

Feeding the People traces the global journey of this popular foodstuff from the Andes...

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In following the global travels of the peripatetic potato, Earle brilliantly illuminates both the origins of dietary advice that promised the key to happiness and the everyday ingenuity of farmers...

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